Boxing

Anthony Joshua (left) will defend his heavyweight titles against the smaller but undefeated Oleksandr Usyk (right) on Saturday in London. (Image: Getty)

Anthony Joshua Enjoys Size Advantage in Title Defense vs. Oleksandr Usyk

Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk have enjoyed similar boxing careers, from Olympic gold medals to dominant reigns as professional champions. But most of Usyk’s success has come at cruiserweight, and that could be enjoy to give Joshua a decisive advantage as he defends his WBO, WBA, and IBF heavyweight titles […]

The Beatles visit Muhammad Ali at his training gym during a trip to Miami in 1964. (Image: AP)

Muhammad Ali: New Ken Burns Documentary on PBS

Muhammad Ali received the Ken Burns treatment with a four-part documentary series, currently airing on PBS and available online through the PBS app, which covers Ali’s legendary career as the three-time world heavyweight champion and anti-war activist. Burns directed and produced the documentary with his daughter, Sarah Burns, and her […]

Evander Holyfield (left) will take on former MMA champion Vitor Belfort (right) in the main event of a Triller Fight Club boxing card this Saturday. (Image: Amanda Westcott/Triller Fight Club)

Evander Holyfield Steps Back into the Ring at 58 to Face Vitor Belfort

Former cruiserweight and heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield is making his first fight appearance in 10 years on Saturday when he takes on former MMA champion Vitor Belfort in the main event of a Triller Fight Club per-per-view card. The fight has attracted extensive criticism since Holyfield stepped in to […]

Tyson Fury (left) and Deontay Wilder (right) have rescheduled their third fight for Oct. 9. (Image: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty)

COVID-19 KOs Fury-Wilder Trilogy Fight Until Oct. 9

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will still fight for a third time later this year — just not as soon as we all expected. Top Rank announced Thursday that the WBC heavyweight championship will now take place on Oct. 9 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Fury cleared to travel […]

A COVID-19 outbreak could delay the third fight between Tyson Fury (left) and Deontay Wilder (right). (Image: Mikey Williams/Top Rank/Getty)

Third Fury/Wilder Fight Date in Danger as COVID-19 Outbreak Hits Fury Camp

Tyson Fury has scaled boxing’s mountain top, and has been preparing to cement his place among the sport’s pound-for-pound greats with another win over Deontay Wilder. But there’s one opponent the lineal and WBC heavyweight champion can’t fight in the ring: COVID-19. A coronavirus outbreak in Fury’s training camp is […]

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) and Logan Paul (right) will square off in an exhibition boxing match on Sunday. (Image: Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP/Getty)

Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul: Bettor Beware in Pay-Per-View Spectacle

Even the most naïve sports fans must know that Sunday’s boxing exhibition between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Logan Paul at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami will be more about entertainment than world-class pugilism. But some bettors will still look to get action down on the fight, even with a strange […]

Floyd Mayweather may be "retired" from professional boxing, but he's still making a pretty penny as a social media pitchman. (Image: Instagram/floydmayweather)

Who Are the Top 12 Highest-Earning Boxers on Instagram?

Until the introduction of social media, the only time you’d be able to follow a professional boxer’s journey would be during a TV interview, press conference, weigh-in, or fight night. Now, thanks to platforms such as Instagram, we’re able to get an insight into the lives of the most formidable […]